Continuous Improvement Leader - Operational Excellence

5 - 7 years experience  •  Business Services

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 09/22/17
Chicago, IL
5 - 7 years experience
Business Services
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 09/22/17


  • Perform all Continuous Improvement duties following policies and control procedures
  • Plan, develop, perform, and document Kaizen events, 5-S audits, and maintenance department coordination.
  • Under direction of Continuous Improvement Sr. Management, assist and support site level operational excellence engagements
  • Develop site level OPEX transformation plans
  • Promote performance management tools at Line Level and Plant Level to drive project focus
  • Foster positive relationships within the Continuous Improvement group and between the Kaizen teams and the business organization.
  • Train, mentor, and coach to develop how and when to use LeanSix Sigma tools�
  • Development and maintain a business culture�supporting business objectives and goals by providing leadership to impact cost, quality, process, timeliness, and people development

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree�(or higher) in Engineering,�Business,�or similar discipline�
  • 5-10�years experience in manufacturing or production leadership
  • Experience�leading Lean 6 Sigma, Continuous Improvement, OPEX projects
  • Familiarity with value stream mapping, kaizen, gemba, visual management, standard work,�DMAIC, and otherLean tools is highly preferred.�
  • Project Management and Change management experience
  • Proficient with statistical analysis and Excel
  • Strong analytical, interpersonal, leadership, organizational, negotiation and communication skills are crucial to success in this role
  • Desire to drive Continuous improvement throughout a manufacturing organization
  • Must be able to travel regularly Monday through Thursday.� This role can be based near a major airport.

Job ID: 230616

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